Psychology & Psychiatry

Learning styles debunked

Are you a verbal learner or a visual learner? Chances are, you've pegged yourself or your children as either one or the other and rely on study techniques that suit your individual learning needs. And you're not alone— ...

Neuroscience

Adult brain processes fractions 'effortlessly'

Although fractions are thought to be a difficult mathematical concept to learn, the adult brain encodes them automatically without conscious thought, according to new research in the April 8 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience. ...

Other

Canadian doctors see face in testicle

Doctors in Canada saw a divine face in the testes of a man admitted to a hospital with severe pain and an inflamed scrotum, a scientific journal article said Wednesday.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Power of speech could improve dementia diagnosis

New research from the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust found that only half of patients seen at neurology-led memory clinics at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital suffered with dementia.

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